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Star European Golfer Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges

Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark tees off at BMW International Open.

MUNICH, GERMANY - JUNE 21: Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark tees off on the 15th hole during day two of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried on June 21, 2019 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Earlier this month, disturbing news struck the golf community after Thorbjorn Olesen was arrested for alleged sexual assault. The alleged incident occurred on his flight home from a PGA event.

The Denmark native was accused of assaulting a female passenger and urinating in the aisle of the airplane.

Fellow golfer Ian Poulter was apparently on the flight and reportedly tried to calm down Olesen. One witness spoke up about what took place during the flight.

The witness revealed his alleged actions. "He started abusing some of the passengers and crew and then made a pass at one of the female passengers before taking a leak in the aisle."

According to a new report from the Tennessean, Olesen now faces trial where he entered a not guilty plea.

Here's more from the report:

He spoke only to confirm his name, address, date of birth and nationality, as well as indicating not guilty pleas. He was granted unconditional bail and is expected to appear at Isleworth Crown Court on Sept. 18.

Olesen, a five-time champion on the European Tour, was charged with sexual assault, being drunk in public and assault by beating.

He was suspended from the European Tour as a result of the allegations.